Citrix Daas SDK


Sets the properties of a machine configuration.


Set-BrokerMachineConfiguration [-InputObject] <MachineConfiguration[]> [-PassThru] [-Description <String>] [-Policy <Byte[]>] [-LoggingId <Guid>] [-AdminAddress <String>] [-BearerToken <String>] [-AdminClientIP <String>] [-TraceParent <String>] [-TraceState <String>] [-VirtualSiteId <String>] [<CommonParameters>]<br /><br />Set-BrokerMachineConfiguration [-Name] <String> [-PassThru] [-Description <String>] [-Policy <Byte[]>] [-LoggingId <Guid>] [-AdminAddress <String>] [-BearerToken <String>] [-AdminClientIP <String>] [-TraceParent <String>] [-TraceState <String>] [-VirtualSiteId <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

Sets the properties of a machine configuration. The encoded settings data must only contain settings that match the SettingsGroup of the associated configuration slot. Use the SDK snap-in that matches the SettingsGroup of the associated configuration slot to generate new encoded settings data or modify existing settings values.


Name Description Required? Pipeline Input Default Value
InputObject Machine configuration to modify. true true (ByValue)  
Name Name of machine configuration to modify. true true (ByPropertyName)  
PassThru This cmdlet does not generate any output, unless you use the PassThru parameter, in which case it returns the affected record. false false False
Description New description for the machine configuration. false false  
Policy New binary array of encoded settings data. false false  
LoggingId Specifies the identifier of the high level operation that this cmdlet call forms a part of. Desktop Studio and Desktop Director typically create High Level Operations. PowerShell scripts can also wrap a series of cmdlet calls in a High Level Operation by way of the Start-LogHighLevelOperation and Stop-LogHighLevelOperation cmdlets. false false  
AdminAddress Specifies the address of a XenDesktop controller that the PowerShell snapin will connect to. This can be provided as a host name or an IP address. false false Localhost. Once a value is provided by any cmdlet, this value will become the default.
BearerToken Specifies the bearer token assigned to the calling user false false  
AdminClientIP Internal use only. false false  
TraceParent Specifies the trace parent assigned for internal diagnostic tracing use false false  
TraceState Specifies the trace state assigned for internal diagnostic tracing use false false  
VirtualSiteId Specifies the virtual site the PowerShell snap-in will connect to. false false  

Input Type


Machine configuration to modify.

Return Values

None Or Citrix.Broker.Admin.SdkMachineconfiguration

This cmdlet does not generate any output, unless you use the PassThru parameter, in which case it generates a Citrix.Broker.Admin.SDK.MachineConfiguration object.


Example 1

Set-BrokerMachineConfiguration -Name "UPM\Finance Department" -Policy $newPolicy


Use the encoded settings binary data in $newPolicy to update the machine configuration.

Example 2

Get-BrokerMachineConfiguration -Name "UPM\\*" | Set-BrokerMachineConfiguration -Description "User Profile Management"


Assign the description “User Profile Management” to every machine configuration associated with the UPM slot.